Summer Reading 2022: The best startup / investor content we read over the past three months

Here are the best things we’ve read over the summer. 

Hopefully something in here makes you see the world more clearly.

Best things we read:

๐Ÿง  10 lessons from a decade of vertical software investing

โžก๏ธ Takeaways from roasting 200 landing pages

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป 2022 state of independent SaaS

๐Ÿ“ˆ ConvertKit shares all of their SaaS metrics publicly

๐Ÿ’ฒ 11 strategies to level up your pricing

๐Ÿ“ถ Growth tools, predictions, and opportunities

๐ŸŽฏ Great SaaS landing pages

๐Ÿง  Deep dive on first principles thinking

๐Ÿ“ถ Breaking down USV’s success

๐Ÿ“ˆ How to think through growth hacking

๐Ÿ‘€ The ultimate collection of marketing secrets

๐Ÿ‘‰ 43 life lessons

๐Ÿ“‹ How founders can improve their relationship with VCs

๐Ÿง  15 business resources that will teach you more than any class

๐Ÿ’ฐ Tool for businesses to see an estimate of their real-time valuation

๐Ÿ“ถ Tiny Seed’s investment thesis

๐Ÿค” The future of Web3 use cases

๐Ÿ–Œ 2022 State of the Creator Economy

๐Ÿ 3,163 case studies on how to start a business

๐Ÿ“ฉ 50 email marketing hacks to level up your content

๐Ÿงน Deep dive on curation-as-a-service

๐Ÿ”Ÿ 10 ideas to make you think

๐Ÿ•ธ Hub-and-spoke network effects

๐Ÿ”ฅ The state of the SPV market

๐Ÿ’ฐ Real-time valuation data from AngelList

๐Ÿ‘‰ Why being “realistic” is irrational

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to structure a SaaS purchase

๐Ÿ’ฒ 22 truths about making money and tax avoidance

๐Ÿ”ฅ 50 brutally honest takeaways about my time in venture capital

โŒ All the mistakes we’ve made running an internet business

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